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SOLIDWORKS Co-Founder Advises & Invests in Flexxbotics

Flexxbotics, delivering workcell digitalization for robot-driven manufacturing, has announced investment and mentorship from industry luminary Scott Harris, co-founder of SOLIDWORKS and Onshape. This strategic investment marks an exciting development for Flexxbotics, propelling the company towards further innovation and growth in the field of smart factory robotic manufacturing.

Flexxbotics, known for its groundbreaking work in autonomous process control for next-generation machining environments using robotics, offers SaaS/hybrid solutions that deliver robot-driven manufacturing at scale. The company’s breakthrough technology, FlexxCORE, seamlessly connects and coordinates robots with existing automation equipment, IT systems and people. More powerful, flexible and open, Flexxbotics revolutionizes the use of robots in complex production settings becoming the backbone of the smart factory.

Scott Harris, a renowned figure in the world of computer-aided design and manufacturing software, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Flexxbotics. As a co-founder of both SOLIDWORKS, acquired by Dassault Systèmes, and Onshape, acquired by PTC, he has a distinguished track record in driving technological innovation and transforming industries. His investment and involvement with Flexxbotics underscore the company’s visionary approach to the software solutions that orchestrate robotics and equipment in smart manufacturing.

“Flexxbotics is at the forefront of a transformative movement in manufacturing, where robotics and digitalization play a pivotal role in creating smarter, more efficient production environments. Their capability to adapt robot performance on-the-fly in response to feedback is truly unique,” said Scott Harris. “I’m excited to be part of this exciting journey with Flexxbotics and to contribute to their mission of redefining how robots and industrial machines work together in manufacturing processes.”

Investment and expertise from Scott Harris will enable Flexxbotics to further accelerate its research and development efforts, expand its product offerings, and reach a broader customer base. The collaboration will not only strengthen Flexxbotics’ position as an industry leader but also bring fresh perspectives and innovative solutions to the rapidly evolving landscape of manufacturing automation.

“We are eager to have Scott Harris on board as an investor and advisor,” said Tyler Bouchard, Co-founder & CEO of Flexxbotics. “His deep industry knowledge and successful track record in manufacturing software solutions will be invaluable as we continue to push the boundaries of robotics and manufacturing technology. Together, we will redefine how manufacturers can benefit from robotic automation in the smart factory.”

Flexxbotics is poised to further solidify its position as an innovator in the manufacturing robotics industry. The company’s commitment to seamless, robot-driven manufacturing at scale is set to transform how companies operate in the modern era of Industry 4.0 digitalization.

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